Academic Calendar Fall 2019


Economics minor

This section specifies only the requirements for the Economics minor, which may be completed as an option in several degree programs including the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Business Administration, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of Integrated Studies. Students in other degree programs should check the program information in the calendar to ensure that the Economics minor is an option. Degree students must also ensure that all other degree requirements have been met. For students who are planning on completing this Arts minor within their degree program, please check the BA residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 12–14 credits

Course Title Credits
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
One of: 3–4
BUS 249 Introduction to Finance  
STAT 104 Introductory Statistics
STAT 106 Statistics I
MATH 270/ STAT 270 Introduction to Probability and Statistics  
MATH 111 Calculus I 3–4
or MATH 141 Calculus for Business  

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Required courses

Course Title Credits
ECON 307 Managerial Economics 3
ECON 410 Macroeconomics and Financial Markets 3

Elective courses

In addition to the required courses listed above, students must complete nine credits of upper-level ECON.

Course Title Credits
Three of: 9
ECON 341 International Trade  
ECON 349/ BUS 349 Financial Management I  
ECON 352 Technological Progress and Economic Growth  
ECON 360 Labour Economics  
ECON 361/ GEOG 361 Environmental Economics  
ECON 365 Transportation Economics  
ECON 388 Law and Economics  
ECON 397 Regulatory Economics  
ECON 398 Economics of Development  
ECON 433/ BUS 433 Investments  
ECON 434/ BUS 434 Risk Management and Financial Engineering  
ECON 435/ BUS 435 International Financial Management  
ECON 449/ BUS 449 Financial Management II  

Note: BUS 410 (discontinued) will also count towards the elective requirement.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

Current Students